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Posts tagged ‘Communal Riots in India’

Short Story: Maria Josh

By Vismay Kamate
The love of my life, who followed Islam, who fasted in the month of Ramzan, who was a Muslim and, by and large, a human being, died in the riots, and my father, who was part of these riots, demolished my faith in his paternity forever.

The mythical child at the center of Smriti Irani’s concerns about schooling

By Mary Ann Chacko
Children are not insular, innocent beings who are clueless about religious prejudices. Rather, they are socialized into our prejudices at a very young age. Ignoring this implies an indifference to children, their everyday realities, as well as their anxieties and curiosities.